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Pork Powerhouses 2014: High On The Hog By: 09/30/2014 @ 12:49pm

Record profits trigger expansion; disease is wild card.

New EDGE Advanced Controller for Pork Operations By: 06/12/2015 @ 1:56pm

Automated Production Systems (AP) is introducing EDGE – a new advanced control system and platform for handling all…

Biosecurity for Swine Projects By: 07/15/2015 @ 2:41pm

When showing swine, it's important to take necessary biosecurity measures to keep hogs healthy – on and off your…

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PEDv Mysteriously Jumps the Ocean to Hawaii By: 12/05/2014 @ 2:12pm

On November 20, a small hog operation on Oahu confirmed that they have contracted the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv), according to the Hawaii Department of Agriculture.About 25 percent of the farm’s…

Latest Innovations in Pork Products By: 12/01/2014 @ 11:52am

Energy-Efficient LightingEnergyficient Lighting Systems has introduced a new LED bulb system that lasts longer and saves energy. Called the Agrificient LED (shown left), the light can replace the jelly…

Pork Powerhouses: Record Profits Trigger Expansion; Disease Is Wild Card By: 10/30/2014 @ 6:45am

Hogs made history this summer. Pork producer profits were, quite simply, enormous -- averaging $82 profit for each hog marketed in the third quarter. “I’ve never seen anything like it,” says Chris Hurt…

PEDv May Be Nothing Compared With These Hog Diseases By: 09/30/2014 @ 2:19pm

Yes, the PED virus is terrible. But there are two worse swine diseases overseas, and they could end up here.Russia has African swine fever (ASF), and it’s moving into Europe. Africa, Asia, and Brazil have…

PEDv Dominates the Pig World By: 09/11/2014 @ 9:50am

While there were hundreds of things to see, do, and talk about at the 2014 World Pork Expo (WPX) this summer in Des Moines, Iowa, only one subject trumped everything else: porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, or…

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